Cuff Link

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-100863

Description

Oval tortoiseshell cuff link with gold piqué posé circle and stripe design, gold chain link.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cuff links
fasteners
Link, Cuff

Additional Identification Number

306

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5/8 in x 7/16 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lydia G. Chace

Accession Number

1932.81

Reference Notes

For more information on tortoiseshell jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 259-263; Dawes, Ginny Reddington & Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 132-138; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 223-227; Gere, Charlotte, "American & European Jewelry, 1830-1914," (1975): 114-115. For more information on cuff links and studs see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995):178-179; Hinks, Peter, "Victorian Jewelry," (1991).

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